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Koolistin 2miu Injection

By BIOCON LTD
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Koolistin 2000000 IU Description

Koolistin 2miu Inj is used for the treatment of severe bacterial infections. It contains colistimethate sodium which belongs to the antibiotic class of medicine. It is used when other antibiotic medi...
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ContainsColistimethate Sodium(2000000.0 Iu)
UsesSevere bacterial infections
Side effectsInjection site reactions
ClassificationANTIBIOTIC
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Uses of Koolistin 2000000 IU

Koolistin 2miu Inj is used in the treatment of certain types of severe infections caused by bacteria.

Contraindications of Koolistin 2000000 IU

If you are allergic to this medicine or any other ingredients of Koolistin 2miu Inj

Side effects of Koolistin 2000000 IU

  • Injection site reactions
  • Stomach upset
  • Rash

Precautions and Warnings of Koolistin 2000000 IU

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Koolistin 2miu Inj during pregnancy?
A:
You should consult your doctor before using Koolistin 2miu Inj during pregnancy as there is limited information about its safety. Your doctor will only prescribe you this medicine if considered essential after assessing the benefits over risks.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Koolistin 2miu Inj while breastfeeding?
A:
Colistimethate sodium is secreted in breast milk in low amounts. Thus, you should consult your doctor before using Koolistin 2miu Inj while breastfeeding. Your doctor will only prescribe you this medicine if considered essential after assessing the benefits over risks.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Koolistin 2miu Inj ?
A:
You may experience dizziness, confusion or visual disturbance while on treatment, thus you should be cautious.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Koolistin 2miu Inj ?
A:
Although there is no known interaction with alcohol and this medicine, it is essential to consult your physician if you have a habit of consuming alcohol regularly.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have problems with your kidneys
  • You have a condition called myasthenia gravis (which causes muscle weakness)
  • You are suffering from an autoimmune disorder - porphyria

Mode of Action of Koolistin 2000000 IU

How Does It Work?

Colistimethate sodium works by disrupting the bacterial cell wall which eventually leads to the death of the bacteria.

Directions for Use of Koolistin 2000000 IU

  • Koolistin 2miu Inj will be given to you in a hospital by your doctor or nurse. Do not self-inject this medicine.
  • Follow any instructions suggested by your doctor or nurse during the procedure or for aftercare.

Interactions of Koolistin 2000000 IU

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines can affect the way Koolistin 2miu Inj works or this medicine itself can reduce the effectiveness of other medicines taken at the same time.
  • Tell your doctor about all the medicines, supplements or herbals you are currently taking or might take to avoid any possible interaction.
  • Especially if you are taking other antibiotic medicines, muscle relaxant medicines or you are taking medicines to treat myasthenia gravis (a condition causing muscle weakness).

Storage and disposal of Koolistin 2000000 IU

  • Store Koolistin 2miu Inj in a clean and dry place, protected from moisture, sunlight and heat.
  • Keep the medicine away from children and pets.

Dosage of Koolistin 2000000 IU

Overdose

Koolistin 2miu Inj will be given to you by a doctor or nurse. Therefore, it is less likely that you may get an overdose of this medicine. If you experience any symptoms right after taking this inject...
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Missed a Dose

The doctor or nurse usually gives Koolistin 2miu Inj in the hospital or clinic. Therefore, the chances of missing a dose are less. However, if you feel that a dose has been missed, please inform your...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Nikita Toshi

BDS (Bachelor of Dental Surgery)

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: What is Koolistin 2miu Inj used for?

A: Koolistin 2miu Inj is used to treat certain types of severe infections caused by bacteria.

Q: Is Koolistin 2miu Inj an antibiotic?

A: Yes, Koolistin 2miu Inj is an antibiotic medicine.
Product Details
Brand
KOOLISTIN
Expires on or After
26/09/2022
Last Updated on: 02 Jun 2022 | 04:53 PM (IST)

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